"The 1% get most of the luxuries our planet has to offer — but democracy is a necessity, and they shouldn't be allowed to own that too." - Bill McKibben, 350.org, on the need for public financing of elections.
Read the full article in the Los Angeles Times.
When Congressman Eric Cantor (R-Va.) arrived at a fundraiser for his leadership PAC tonight at Lincoln restaurant in Washington, D.C., he had quite the red carpet rolled out for him.
Here’s what he and his lobbyist friends saw outside:
Washington, D.C.--Public Campaign Action Fund (PCAF) released the following statement today in response to the eviction of Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park.
From David Donnelly, national campaigns director:
"I stand by you." Republican presidential candidate, former Gov. Buddy Roemer, issued a statement yesterday coming out in support of the fast-growing Occupy Wall Street movement.
The Occupy Wall Street working group on policy released its list of demands in October. The first three deal directly with our pay-to-play political system.
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